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  • Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    img people hartnett jpg James G Hodge Jr Sandra Day O Connor College of Law alt James G Hodge Jr src img people jhodge jpg Kong Thon Tsen Department of Physics alt Kong Thon Tsen src img people ktsen jpg Ram Pendyala School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment alt Ram Pendyala src img people rpendyala jpg Philip White Department of Industrial Design alt Philip White src img people pwhite jpg Claudia E Zapata School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment alt Claudia E Zapata src img people czapata jpg Aaron Golub School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning alt Aaron Golub src img people agolub jpg Rebecca Tsosie Sandra Day O Connor College of Law alt Rebecca Tsosie src img people rtsosie jpg Juliet C Stromberg School of Life Sciences alt Juliet C Stromberg src img people jstromberg jpg Douglas M Green Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics alt Douglas M Green src img people dmgreen jpg Willem F J Vermaas School of Life Sciences alt Willem F J Vermaas src img people wvermaas jpg Ellen B Stechel Lightworks alt Ellen B Stechel src img people estechel jpg Mark van Schilfgaarde School for Engineering of Matter Transport and Energy alt Mark van Schilfgaarde src img people mvanschilfgaarde jpg Nancy B Grimm School of Life Sciences alt Nancy B Grimm src img people ngrimm jpg Fernando Ponce Department of Physics alt Fernando Ponce src img people fponce jpg James Elser School of Life Sciences alt James Elser src img people jelser jpg R F Shangraw Jr Global Institute of Sustainability alt R F Shangraw Jr src img people shangraw jpg Hasan Davulcu School of Computing Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering alt Hasan Davulcu src img people hdavulcu jpg Eddie Brown American Indian Studies alt Eddie Brown src img

    Original URL path: http://sustainability.asu.edu/index.php (2012-11-14)
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  • About the Global Institute of Sustainability / Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    News Thought Leader Series ASU Sustainability News Institute Press Releases For the Media Events Upcoming Events Upcoming Conferences Wrigley Lecture Series Sustainability Series Case Critical Theses Dissertations Media Image Library Video Library KAET Channel 8 Videos Social Media For the Media About About the Institute Directorate Welcome Sustainable Headquarters Sustainability Timeline Resources Contact Global Institute of Sustainability The Global Institute of Sustainability is the hub of Arizona State University s sustainability initiatives The Institute advances research education and business practices for an urbanizing world Its School of Sustainability the first of its kind in the U S offers transdisciplinary degree programs focused on finding practical solutions to environmental economic and social challenges About the Institute Understand the mission strategy and framework upon which ASU s sustainability operations have been built About the Institute Welcome from the Leadership Directorate Our Leadership Directorate describes sustainability as the defining challenge of our time How can a university create a sustainable future Welcome from the Leadership Directorate Sustainable Headquarters The Global Institute of Sustainability building includes features which enhance the quality of the learning and working experience Sustainable Headquarters Sustainability Timeline ASU s commitment to sustainability spans decades departments and academic disciplines See the

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  • About the Institute / Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    Releases For the Media Events Upcoming Events Upcoming Conferences Wrigley Lecture Series Sustainability Series Case Critical Theses Dissertations Media Image Library Video Library KAET Channel 8 Videos Social Media For the Media About About the Institute Directorate Welcome Sustainable Headquarters Sustainability Timeline Resources Contact About the Institute The Global Institute of Sustainability is the hub of Arizona State University s sustainability initiatives The Institute advances research education and business practices for an urbanizing world Its School of Sustainability the first of its kind in the U S offers transdisciplinary degree programs focused on finding practical solutions to environmental economic and social challenges Read the prospectus Our Mission ASU established the Global Institute of Sustainability to Identify the grand challenges of sustainability Advance knowledge for applied practical solutions Create new tools for improved decision making Prioritize university wide efforts toward sustainable practices Build global research partnerships Our Four Cornerstones ASU s framework for addressing the challenges of sustainability builds upon four cornerstones spanning disciplines campuses and institutional boundaries Education Research Business practices Global partnerships and transformation Our Strategy The Global Institute of Sustainability provides leadership and coordination for university sustainability initiatives Our first ever School of Sustainability trains the next generation of sustainability practitioners entrepreneurs and leaders An emphasis on sustainability across the curriculum directs coursework research and outreach toward solving today s most important problems A university wide commitment to sustainable operations encompasses all units at all four campuses Our Focus on Urban Environments With more than half of the world s population living in cities the key to global sustainability is making our cities sustainable The Institute places special emphasis on urban environments in research and education particularly focusing on Greater Phoenix as an urban laboratory where solutions to water energy transportation and livability are largely applicable to other

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  • Leadership Directorate / Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    but at Arizona State University the concept is much broader than that Sustainability is a fundamental principle that underlies ASU s learning research partnering and business operations We have set an ambitious agenda to become a world leader among universities in finding and sharing sustainable solutions for a rapidly urbanizing planet Why ASU The quality of society the health of the environment and the strength of the global economy depend on finding solutions to multiple challenges of sustainability Research universities can create these solutions Universities possess the assets and have the mission to advance discovery spawn innovation transfer knowledge and transform behaviors ASU with its youth dynamic energy entrepreneurial spirit scale and commitment to sustainability is uniquely positioned to respond swiftly and lead the way ASU established the Global Institute of Sustainability as a means of achieving the university s vision for sustainability ASU President Michael Crow who was deeply committed to sustainability long before the concept became ubiquitous worked with a group of world renowned advisors to design a structure for the Institute that makes it the hub and agent for ASU s comprehensive sustainability effort With a generous grant from Julie Ann Wrigley the Institute opened in 2004 During its first years many ASU faculty played critically important roles in the design and establishment of the Institute particularly Jim Buizer Charles Redman and Jon Fink In 2007 supported by another generous grant from Julie Ann Wrigley ASU launched the first ever comprehensive degree granting School of Sustainability The School a central component of the Institute offers unique transdisciplinary bachelors master s and doctoral degrees in sustainability and educates leadership for the future ASU s sustainability mission however includes much more The Global Institute of Sustainability spans and supports all colleges and units at ASU to infuse sustainability across

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  • Sustainable Headquarters / Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    and home to the College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation the building was completely renovated in 2007 08 to integrate sustainability features that reduce consumption and waste and enhance the quality of life for students faculty and staff Design choices Renovators strategically removed exterior brick to create breezeways and increase natural lighting Common areas and collaborative workspaces were infused with daylight to reduce energy consumption and increase informal interaction and productivity Solar shades added to office and conference room windows decrease air conditioning use by reducing solar gain and glare in summer Open breezeways shaded by drought tolerant native vines reduce HVAC loads and provide natural ventilation Furniture and Interiors Carpet tile and GreenGuard certified furniture throughout contain high recycled material content and are themselves recyclable at the end of their useful life Both carpet tile and furniture are modular in design allowing for replacement of worn components without having to replace the whole Plumbing and Irrigation Plumbing and irrigation upgrades reduce water consumption Dual flush toilets regular flush for solid waste and reduced water flush for liquid reduce water consumption by at least 30 while waterless urinals save 40 000 gallons of water per year per unit An automatic weather sensitive irrigation system waters drought tolerant native plant landscaping that beautifies and shades the building All drinking fountains and water stations provide filtered water to reduce plastic water bottle waste Construction Materials Renovators recycled construction debris whenever possible A new energy efficient roof eliminated the need for toxic chemicals and adhesives for installation New R30 rated insulation resists summer heat from entering the building Low volatile organic compound emissions interior paints help provide a healthy working and learning environment Renewable Energy Wind turbines on the roof produce electricity from thermal updrafts and winds of 5 mph or more and

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  • Resources for Arizona Citizens and Decision Makers / Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    Indicators A centralized data resource for quality information on Arizona and its communities Arizona Indicators provides information that shows Arizona s competitive position and trajectory It helps community leaders business leaders elected officials and the public identify areas where progress is needed and promotes informed decision making Arizona Indicators Arizona Town Hall Arizona Town Hall is an independent nonprofit membership organization that identifies critical issues facing Arizona creates the forum for education and exploration of the topic and fosters leadership development By drawing upon Arizona s diversity of citizens the Town Hall process promotes public consideration of these issues builds consensus and supports implementation of the resulting recommendations through its members Arizona Town Hall Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainability in an Urbanizing World The 5 th issue of UGEC Viewpoints offers a selection of articles reflecting the diversity of research presented and discussed at the recent UGEC conference at Arizona State University in October 2010 Urbanization and Global Environmental Change UGEC Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainability in an Urbanizing World The Arizona We Want Published by the Center for the Future of Arizona The Arizona We Want is a realistic and contemporary picture of what citizens think about life in Arizona communities what they want for the future and how we can work together to achieve a common set of goals The Arizona We Want Charting a Course for Arizona s Technology Based Economic Development Published by the Milken Institute Charting a Course analyzes Arizona s strengths and weaknesses in the science and technology sectors and provides recommendations to improve the state s competitiveness Sponsored in part by Science Foundation of Arizona and completed with cooperation of Arizona State University Charting a Course for Arizona s Technology Based Economic Development Sizing the Clean Economy A National and Regional Green Jobs

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  • Contacts / Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    News Institute Press Releases For the Media Events Upcoming Events Upcoming Conferences Wrigley Lecture Series Sustainability Series Case Critical Theses Dissertations Media Image Library Video Library KAET Channel 8 Videos Social Media For the Media About About the Institute Directorate Welcome Sustainable Headquarters Sustainability Timeline Resources Contact Contact Global Institute of Sustainability Phone 480 965 2975 Fax 480 965 8087 sustainability asu edu University Sustainability Practices sustainabilitypractices asu edu School

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  • People / Global Institute of Sustainability / Arizona State University
    Scholars Select Researcher Profiles Expert Search Practice Our Commitment What ASU is Doing What You Can Do Sustainability in Action Community Global Engagement Outreach Across ASU Affiliations News Global Institute News Thought Leader Series ASU Sustainability News Institute Press Releases For the Media Events Upcoming Events Upcoming Conferences Wrigley Lecture Series Sustainability Series Case Critical Theses Dissertations Media Image Library Video Library KAET Channel 8 Videos Social Media For the Media People Board of Directors Sustainability Scientists Scholars Faculty School of Sustainability Administration Staff Expert Search Board of Directors The Board of Directors for Sustainability is an advisory board of business government nonprofit and academic leaders Its mission is to advise and assist the Global Institute of Sustainability in accomplishing its mission and enabling it to be the premier university institute in sustainability Board of Directors Sustainability Scientists Scholars Sustainability Scientists Scholars are ASU faculty members who have conducted important sustainability research or have garnered highly significant honors for their work in sustainability Sustainability Scientists Scholars Faculty School of Sustainability Faculty in the School of Sustainability the first school of its kind are leaders in building a transboundary sustainability curriculum in higher education Faculty School of Sustainability Administration Staff List

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